Brilliant Ideas for Using ICT in the Inclusive Classroom

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Routledge, 26.07.2012 - 136 Seiten
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How can you use ICT to boost the achievement of all your pupils?

This practical teachers’ guide will help you to unlock the enormous potential of new technology in order to enhance pupils’ learning, particularly for young people with additional needs. Written by two of the UK’s leading technology experts, this invaluable new resource will enable you to use ICT effectively to make lessons more accessible, motivating and fun.

With fifty illustrated case studies and twenty starter activities, this practical resource will help you to introduce new technology into the inclusive classroom. It has been specifically designed to help develop your pupils’ key skills, such as problem solving, developing concepts and communicating to different audiences. In each activity, the authors show why and how a particular resource was used and show how similar techniques can be implemented to open up the curriculum to your learners.

The authors include timely and realistic advice on how to use a range of technologies from the cheap and cheerful – and even free – to more sophisticated and specialist packages. Find out about:

  • podcasting
  • digital animation
  • iPods and iPads
  • dance mat technology
  • digital storytelling
  • wikis
  • online reading schemes
  • sat nav
  • story boarding
  • games and gaming
  • mobile phones
  • art packages
  • using sound
  • visualisers

Whether you’re already techno-savvy or looking to get started with ICT, this book is full of brilliant ideas on how to engage learners of all abilities using technology. If you’re looking for inspiration on how to integrate creative uses of ICT with the curriculum, this book will prove invaluable.

 

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Now its your turn Brilliant Starters to get you going
87
The last word
115
making it happen
116
About the authors
118
Index
119
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Über den Autor (2012)

Sally McKeown is an award-winning journalist who specialises in articles about disability. She has taught in schools and colleges, supporting students with a wide range of learning needs, and now runs training courses for charities and educators.

Angie McGlashon is a former teacher, Senior Lecturer at Anglia Ruskin University and the University of Essex, LA adviser, business manager and trainer for a variety of software companies. She is now a freelance consultant working with many mainstream and special schools.

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